Canby Lions launch Christmas tree fundraiser
The Canby Lions Club will have its annual tree sale, running from Nov. 28 through Dec. 19 while supplies last.
The sale offers a variety of treees and is open from 2 to 6 p.m. weekdays, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. weekends.
The trees will be at the parking lot on the corner of 2nd and Ivy streets, behind Wells Fargo bank.
Cost of the trees will vary depending on size.
Molalla Chamber organizes holiday vehicle parade
The Molalla Area Chamber of Commerce will hold the Holiday on Main Street Vehicle Parade beginning at 2 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 5.
There will be prizes for the best holiday decorated vehicle. Entry fee is $15 per vehicle and registration deadline is Dec. 1.
The event is sponsored by B-B Leasing and Interfor. For details, call 503-829-6841.
Canby Legion continues Sunday fundraising breakfasts
The Canby American Legion Auxiliary continues its Sunday breakfasts from 8:30 to 11:15 a.m. Nov. 22 at the Canby American Legion Post, 424 N.W. 1st St.
Cost for breakfast is $7 for ages 11 and older, $4 for guests age 10 and under.
The menu features bacon, sausage, ham or chicken fried steak, as well as fresh eggs to order, hash browns, biscuit or biscuit with gravy, English muffin, French toast, coffee, juice or milk. Proceeds support veterans Christmas.
Use the Fir Street entrance.
Indoor Saturday market continues at Pioneer Chapel
Canby's Pioneer Chapel holds the Winter Farmers Market in an outdoor tent from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturdays through Dec. 19.
The winter market will feature food trucks, music, vendors, holiday gifts and other items.
The Canby Pioneer Chapel is located at 508 N.W. Third Ave., in Canby.
Legion oratory scholarship contest set for Dec. 12
The 2021 American Legion High School Oratorical Scholarship Program gets underway in December. The local contest will be held at the Canby American Legion Post at 1 p.m. Saturday, Dec. 12 (424 N.W. 1st Ave.).Contestants must give an 8-10 minute speech on any aspect of the U.S. Constitution of their choice.
The second speech is a 3-5 minute talk on an assigned topic having to do with the Constitution. The topic will be announced at the contest.
In Oregon, there are three levels —post, district and department. Post contests are held in December, district in January, and department in February/March. The district contest winner will advance to the department contest. The winner of the department contest will represent Oregon in the national contest in Indianapolis April 9-11.
Money available for scholarships at the district level are: $100 (first place), $75 (second), $50 (third). The money available for scholarships at the department level are: $5,000 (first place), $3,500 (second), and $2,000 (third).
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